The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 16 12 32
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 7 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 6.09% 12.00% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.54% 12.50% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 2
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £38,800 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,900 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software Engineer
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chelmsford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Chelmsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107 72 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 93.04% 96.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 95 62 108
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Chelmsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Chelmsford region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Chelmsford

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Chelmsford region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chelmsford region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) C
2 6 (66.67%) Embedded C
3 5 (55.56%) Automotive
3 5 (55.56%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 3 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) J2EE
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) OOP
5 2 (22.22%) OO
5 2 (22.22%) JBoss
5 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 2 (22.22%) JMS
5 2 (22.22%) Data Mining
5 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) Ant
5 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
5 2 (22.22%) Electronics
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Firmware
5 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
5 2 (22.22%) GlassFish

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chelmsford region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
1 2 (22.22%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) Data Mining
1 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Ant
1 2 (22.22%) Maven
1 2 (22.22%) Gradle
General
1 5 (55.56%) Automotive
2 2 (22.22%) Electronics
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 3 (33.33%) J2EE
2 2 (22.22%) JMS
3 1 (11.11%) EJB
3 1 (11.11%) Struts
3 1 (11.11%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) Java EE
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Firmware
3 1 (11.11%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) OOP
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C
1 6 (66.67%) Embedded C
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) JBoss